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Ten Lessons Learnt to Drive and Transform Open Source Software User Experience, and How to Get There.

Piet Kruithof    Ju Lim    Melissa Meingast   

The greatest strength associated with open source communities is the developer-driven culture that leverages processes and tools optimized for code development and review. One reason this model works is the developers are also the consumers of the software.

But what if community members aren’t the only ones using the software? How do we give them a voice within the open source community?

This discussion includes an overview of our efforts to drive and transform open source software user experience, how we got there, and what needs to be improved.